VIDEO: Education Breakthroughs During COVID

Breakthrough Schools is a network of free, public charter schools, founded in 2010 which are outperforming all 8 urban school districts while serving 3600 students in “high need neighborhoods” in the Cleveland area, 99% of whom are minorities and 79% of whom are low income.

CoolCleveland spoke with Breakthrough Schools founder John Zitzner, who is now president of Friends of Breakthrough Schools about the challenges schools are facing as COVID continues and Fall classes are about to begin. View the video here.

While planning to begin with remote learning for all scholars, providing each student with a Chromebook (and wi-fi hotspots to those who need them), and getting everyone up to speed on offering asynchronous learning while keeping the focus on safety and maintaining high expectations on all scholars and teachers.


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